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Posted by Kathy Smyser on Feb 24, 2017 12:36:52 PM

Earlier this month, PCA&D's Illustration Department took its annual trip to New York to visit the Society of Illustrators and other venues.

During the trip, the students were able to view the Professional Book and Editorial Show at the Society of Illustrators as well as its historical collection, which was displayed by PCA&D faculty member Eric Fowler, who is also the collections manager at the Society.

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Topics: PCAD, Art Student, Illustration

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Feb 22, 2017 4:01:59 PM

This semester, in Illustration Studio II, taught by Eric Fowler and Christina Hess, illustration students were assigned a project called the Community Challenge Project. Each student was charged with finding an online community challenge that focuses on illustrative problem solving and then create a piece that would

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Topics: PCAD, Art Student

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Feb 13, 2017 4:27:58 PM

Maranda Bressi, PCA&D Senior majoring in  Graphic Design, was awarded second place at the prestigious Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors’ Young Designers Award Competition, on Wednesday in Newport Beach, California.

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Topics: PCAD, Art Student, graphic design

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Feb 8, 2017 11:56:08 AM

Pennsylvania College of Art & Design announces a record ten non-profit beneficiaries of the 2017 Designathon, the largest endeavor in Designathon’s 9 year history. The selected non-profits are:

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Topics: PCAD, Art Student, designathon

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Feb 1, 2017 4:07:30 PM

Photographs by Students from Keimyung University and PCA&D Photography Departments

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Topics: PCAD, Art Student, photography exhibit

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Jan 11, 2017 4:37:26 PM

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Topics: PCAD, Art Student, art classes

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Nov 18, 2016 7:10:00 AM

Ariana at PCA&D's Halloween bash

Ariana Pluchinsky, a senior Illustration major from City High School in Pittsburgh, PA, is this week’s featured student ambassador.

Ari enjoys being a Student Ambassador because she gets to be the face of the college’s largest major. She likes to watch new students come to open houses and get really excited about their passion. “That’s the coolest part.”

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Topics: PCAD, Art Student, open house

Posted by Nicole Duquette on Nov 12, 2016 3:27:00 PM


Olivia DiFilippo, a senior Fine Artmajor from Alexis I. duPont High School in Wilmington, DE, is our featured student ambassador. Olivia was attracted to PCA&D by the feeling of community at the school and the city of Lancaster, which surprised her with its "artsy feel."

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Topics: PCAD, Art Student, Art Education, student life

Posted by Nicole Duquette on Nov 8, 2016 3:09:09 PM

One of the friendly faces greeting prospective art students at Pennsylvania College of Art & Design is Julya Nichols, a junior photography major from Octorara High School, Parkesburg, PA and  2016-17 PCA&D Student Ambassador.

If you are coming to a PCA&D Open House, such as the one on  Saturday, November 19, you'll see Julya as you tour around the College.

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Topics: PCAD, Art Student, student life

Posted by Eric Weeks on Oct 24, 2016 9:58:04 AM

Regularly, for the past five years,  students at Kyungil University (KIU) in Daegu, South Korea, and Pennsylvania College of Art & Design in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, are asked an open-ended question that students at both institutions will then answer through photographs.

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Topics: PCAD, Art Student